Liliah V. Welch, 88 of Maplewood Campus, Canton, formerly of Brasher Falls, passed away Sunday afternoon at the Maplewood Campus, Canton.
Liliah was born August 20, 1922, in Potsdam, the daughter of the late Harold W. and Liliah H. Smith. She was educated locally, attending Brasher and Stockholm Schools. She married Lyle E. Welch on August 28, 1943 at the Potsdam Methodist Church. She was a dedicated homemaker and was a member of the Tri-Town Senior Citizens, and the Brasher Falls United Methodist Church.
She survived by her son, Earl and his wife Linda of Dunnellon Florida; a daughter, Carol Newton of Salem; two sisters-in-law, Theresa Smith of Canton and Violet McGillray of Syracuse; a brother-in-law, Henry Gurnert of Lowville; and five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Lyle; and her brother, George Smith.
Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to the Brasher Falls United Methodist Church.
Public visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Hammill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Harold Wheat, pastor of the Brasher Falls United Methodist Church presiding.
Online Condolences and memories may be shared with the Welch family at www.hammillfh.com.